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Re: How to hibernate from the command line without typing password

On Sun, Dec 06, 2009 at 02:10:38PM -0500, Celejar wrote:
> On Sun, 6 Dec 2009 14:57:21 +0000
> chombee <chombee@lavabit.com> wrote:
> ...
> > Gnome desktop. You can send a signal via dbus asking for the computer to
> > be hibernated with the following command:
> > 
> >     dbus-send --session --dest=org.freedesktop.PowerManagement --type=method_call /org/freedesktop/PowerManagement org.freedesktop.PowerM    anagement.Hibernate
> ...
> > I also saved the command as an executable script called 'hibernate' so
> > that I can hibernate from the command line by just typing hibernate.
> I don't recall the earlier thread, but what's wrong with the
> 'hibernate' command from the 'acpi-support' package, or 's2disk' from
> the 'usswsusp' package?

I have acpi-support installed but don't seem to have a hibernate
command, could take a closer look at the package I guess. I also have
usswsusp installed but I think the s2disk command must be run with sudo,
so you have to type your password.

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